Monthly Archives: March 2011

2012 Contenders March Updates

I’ve updated the 2012 Contenders rankings and added updates to the individual contenders’ pages.  Check them out and make comments if you’d like.  Join the Discourse! Advertisements

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What’s in a Name?

It has been just over one week since the start of the military conflict in Libya.  The US took a lead role providing strategic and tactical support that our country’s top military leaders consider America uniquely capable of providing.  Now, we … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Geraldine Ferraro

Today, we take it for granted that Sarah Palin was a vice presidential nominee, that Hillary Clinton is Secretary of State and was a major contender to lead a major party national ticket, that Nancy Pelosi was Speaker of the … Continue reading

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Beware The Ides of March

This was the warning rendered to the title character of Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar.  Caesar did not heed the warning, and on that date (March 15th) in 44 BC, was assassinated by a group of co-conspirators led by his dear … Continue reading

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The Ties That (Put Us in A) Bind

With my recent focus on the likely contenders in the 2012 presidential election, I got to thinking about that American institution that some of us love to hate around election time—the Electoral College.  The body was established in Article II, … Continue reading

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Introducing The Contenders

As promised, I have added a new feature, 2012 Contenders.  You can either click the title above to see an overview of the section and my February rankings, or you can click on the candidate (from the drop down) you’re … Continue reading

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